Things to see and do - Le Creusot
Le Creusot :
Unmissable tourist sites
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In a rural setting which contrasts strongly with its industrial appearance, Le Creusot was already known for its coal in the 16C. It then had amazing growth when the Schneider brothers moved there in 1836. What attracts visitors today is, of course, the exceptional industrial heritage more so now following the creation of the Ecomuseum, which burst out into the city. The city forms with Montceau-les-Mines [Montceau-les-Mines#] an urban community of more than 100,000 inhabitants.
Tourist attractions Le Creusot : Things to see and do
F - 71200 Le Creusot
Once Marie-Antoinette's glass factory, the château became the home of the Schneider dynasty who in the 19C built up a huge industrial empire, and today houses the tourist office and the town's Ecomuseum. In the courtyard are two conical towers, the f..
Place Schneider F - 71200 Le Creusot
In the centre of this square you will see a statue of Schneider, the iron master at Bazeilles, who in 1836 set up shop in Le Creusot with his brother Adolphe. The industrial city is being completely renovated.
Château de la Verrerie F - 71200 Le Creusot
In the Château de la Verrerie, the Museum of Man and Industry traces the history of Le Creusot and the Schneider dynasty, with paintings, photos, prints and models including a working example of a miniature factory (late 19C).
Hotels Le Creusot
4 rue Jules Guesde F - 71200 Le Creusot
Prix Prices from : 75 €
Providing a lush and green setting in the city centre, the hotel is situated next to the Château de la Verrerie in the heart of the Bourgogne region. Hôtellerie la Petite Verrerie features 43 spacious rooms and suites looking out onto the huge ca..
7.9 Place Schneider F - 71200 Le Creusot
41 Route de Montcoy F - 71670 Le Creusot
Prix Prices from : 83 €
Part of the Burgundy region, Hôtel Restaurant Le Moulin offers a restaurant, terrace and outdoor swimming pool. The lush Morambeau Park and the centre of Creusot are within 3 km. All rooms come fully equipped with private bathrooms and free toiletri..
Restaurants Le Creusot
r. des Abattoirs F - 71200 Le Creusot
The abattoir district has been transformed into a business park but the sense of pride in quality ingredients persists. With designer touches (wood and zinc covered counter for a retro touch), the Restaurant is perfect for enjoying refined, modern cu..
4 r. J. Guesde F - 71200 Le Creusot